When Level 5 autonomous vehicles are introduced to society and deployed for use the winners will not be traditional car manufacturers, but entrepreneurs who believed in the American dream and the public. These entrepreneurs will go on to completely reimagine the future of transportation while giving mobility to those who are most in need of a reliable form of point to point, on demand transportation.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Autonomous Vehicles
July 28, 2017 – On July 27, the House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) unanimously approved what may become the first federal law regulating self-driving vehicles. The final vote tally was 54-0 – a margin that would be impossible for practically anything else in Congress today.
July 27, 2017 | 9:00am Late last night, the House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) released the text of the self-driving vehicle legislation that will be marked up by the full committee at 10:00am today. This follows the unanimous approva… This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account […]
July 18, 2017 – The Senate Commerce Committee staff has allowed some stakeholders to confidentially view drafts of its legislative package for AVs. Sources familiar with the drafts have indicated that the legislation is split across 15 sections totaling approximately 30 pages.
A new report from Germany takes the issue of AV ethics head on and provides clear guidelines for tough ethical situations. It also provides recommendations for how governments and private industry should approach them.
July 20, 2017 – On July 19, the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee (DCCP) of House Energy & Commerce (E&C) met for a markup of what may become the nation’s first laws around self-driving technology.
July 18 2017 – The House and Senate are taking big steps on autonomous vehicle legislation this week, while the House Appropriations Committee has provided $100 million towards AV research.
Jun 29, 2017 – Anyone expecting a bipartisan consensus at a recent House hearing on automated vehicle legislation was disappointed.
June 23, 2017- A House subcommittee will hold a hearing next week on a package of bills dealing with autonomous vehicles which appear to have a broad base of support.
June 23, 2017 – The laws recently enacted by Colorado and New York stand apart as a prime example of how states have adopted one of two paths: to encourage safe testing with light-touch regulations or to establish burdensome oversight processes and registration fees.
June 23, 2017 – Personal driverless cars, which require Level 5 (full) automation, could still be years, if not decades, away. Driverless shuttles, which get far less press coverage, deserve a closer look.
June 16, 2017 – ETW has examined the new bipartisan Senate Commerce principles on autonomous vehicle legislation to identify where they may align with the proposals being considered by the House – they are displayed side-by-side below.
June 16, 2017 – After months of deliberation and over 150 meetings with stakeholders, the Senate Commerce Committee is edging closer to introducing legislation to foster automated vehicle (AV) development.
June 9, 2017 – After riding in a semi-autonomous Audi on Tuesday, Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and House Energy & Commerce Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) informed Reuters that they were nearing completion of their chambers’ respective AV bills.
June 9, 2017 – This week ETW obtained a summary of the 16 bills on automated vehicles (AVs) that House Energy & Commerce Republicans are currently considering. A working draft of this summary has been circulated among Congressional staff and industry representatives to solicit feedback and build consensus before some (or all) of them are introduced this summer.
June 9, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will update the Federal Automated Vehicle Policy (FAVP) “in the next few months, if not sooner” Secretary Elaine Chao said Monday.
The rise of urban freeways offers a number of lessons on how to manage new transportation technologies. AVs promise changes on a wide scale and, depending on how they are rolled out, could have positive or negative effects on communities and the environment.
June 1, 2017 – In the interest of helping states navigate the changing autonomous vehicle landscape, Eno has released a new report: Adopting and Adapting: States and Automated Vehicle Policy, in collaboration with its Digital Cities Advisory Board. Adopting and Adapting provides a roadmap to help states enact sound AV policies that encourage innovation while promoting safety on their roadways.
Partnerships between universities, government, and private companies are vital for the development of automated vehicles, and will ultimately contribute to a greater understanding of this technology on a national scale.
June 1, 2017 – A recent House hearing looked at federal policy towards self-driving cars.